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Pichia identified as Candida antagonist

Infectious Disease News, November 2011
BOSTON — Researchers have discovered that the fungus Pichia inhibits the ability of Candida to form biofilms in patients with HIV and also those who…
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Despite stable HIV testing rates among US men, more work needed

Infectious Disease News, November 2011
BOSTON — Overall rates for HIV testing among men with high risk heterosexual contact and sexually active men who have sex with men remained stable in…
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Boceprevir safe, effective in HCV/HIV coinfection

Infectious Disease News, November 2011
BOSTON — Results from a phase 2 trial demonstrate that adding boceprevir to peginterferon and ribavirin increased undetectable HCV RNA and was…
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Nine IV compounds in development for resistant gram-negative bacilli

Infectious Disease News, November 2011
BOSTON — The pipeline for new therapies to treat drug-resistant gram-negative bacilli is small, but measurable progress is being made, according…
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Flu vaccine accepted by pregnant women, not linked to miscarriage

Infectious Disease News, November 2011
BOSTON — Pregnant women were more likely to receive the influenza vaccine when compared with years prior. Those who received the vaccine were…
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Intrapartum GBS prophylaxis did not prevent long-term morbidity of GBS meningitis

October 24, 2011
BOSTON — Mortality rates from group B streptococcal meningitis have declined, but morbidity among survivors remains high, despite intrapartum…
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Distinctive oral microbiota upped risk for hospital-acquired pneumonia

October 23, 2011
BOSTON — Compared with patients in the intensive care unit who did not subsequently develop pneumonia, those who did had a distinct divergence…
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Research ongoing to find improved influenza vaccine

October 22, 2011
BOSTON — The way in which influenza vaccines are made may be changing in the near future, based on new cutting-edge research presented here at…
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Cell proliferation may be responsible for CD4 T-cell level maintenance in elite controllers

October 21, 2011
BOSTON — HIV elite controllers can maintain sufficient counts of total CD4 T cells compared with highly active antiretroviral…
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Nine IV compounds in development for resistant gram-negative bacilli

October 20, 2011
BOSTON — The pipeline for new therapies to treat drug-resistant gram-negative bacilli is small, but measurable progress is being made, according…